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U.S. Import and Export Data Salt HS Chapter 25

Overview

IMPORTS

2008 2019

Top Origin Country

Ca
Canada

Top Destination State

Tx
Texas

EXPORTS

2008 2019

Top Destination Country

Ca
Canada

Top Origin State

Ga
Georgia

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Import Export Rankings (2021)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 56th (of 98)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 56th
Top Importing States Texas ($483,043,758), Louisiana ($374,782,295), Florida ($309,487,892), and Pennsylvania ($212,378,121)
Top Exporting States Georgia ($562,102,180), Wisconsin ($225,349,765), North Carolina ($223,506,949), and Texas ($184,607,542)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. Canada ($801,066,338), Mexico ($324,966,634), China ($249,765,326), and Japan ($188,923,133)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. Canada ($1,222,541,831), Mexico ($422,975,522), China ($406,653,487), and Turkey ($273,218,066)
CHAPTER 25
SALT; SULFUR; EARTHS AND STONE;
PLASTERING MATERIALS, LIME AND CEMENT
V
25-1
Notes
  • 1. Except where their context or note 4 to this chapter otherwise requires, the headings of this chapter cover only products which are in the crude state or which have been washed (even with chemical substances eliminating the impurities without changing the structure of the product), crushed, ground, powdered, levigated, sifted, screened, concentrated by flotation, magnetic separation or other mechanical or physical processes (except crystallization), but not products which have been roasted, calcined, obtained by mixing or subjected to processing beyond that mentioned in each heading.
    The products of this chapter may contain an added anti-dusting agent, provided that such addition does not render the product particularly suitable for a specific use rather than for general use.
  • 2. This chapter does not cover:
    • (a) Sublimed sulfur, precipitated sulfur or colloidal sulfur (heading 2802);
    • (b) Earth colors containing 70 percent or more by weight of combined iron evaluated as Fe2O3 (heading 282l);
    • (c) Medicaments or other products of chapter 30;
    • (d) Perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (chapter 33);
    • (e) Setts, curbstones or flagstones (heading 6801); mosaic cubes and the like (heading 6802); roofing, facing or damp course slates (heading 6803);
    • (f) Precious or semiprecious stones (heading 7102 or 7103);
    • (g) Cultured crystals (other than optical elements) weighing not less than 2.5 g each, of sodium chloride or of magnesium oxide, of heading 3824; optical elements of sodium chloride or of magnesium oxide (heading 9001);
    • (h) Billiard chalks (heading 9504); or
    • (ij) Writing or drawing chalks or tailors' chalks (heading 9609).
  • 3. Any products classifiable in heading 2517 and any other heading of the chapter are to be classified in heading 2517.
  • 4. Heading 2530 applies, inter alia, to: vermiculite, perlite and chlorites, unexpanded; earth colors, whether or not calcined or mixed together; natural micaceous iron oxides; meerschaum (whether or not in polished pieces); amber; agglomerated meerschaum and agglomerated amber, in plates, rods, sticks or similar forms, not worked after molding; jet; strontianite (whether or not calcined), other than strontium oxide; broken pieces of pottery, brick or concrete.
Statistical Note
  • 1. For the purposes of heading 2525:
    • (a) The term "split block mica" means mica, not exceeding 0.508 mm in thickness, that has been split and selected within a tolerance of 0.203 mm, but which has not been cut or stamped to dimensions, shape or form;
    • (b) The term "mica splittings" means mica laminae in book-form or book-pack, or in loose pack, suitable for use in the manufacture of agglomerated (built-up) mica included in heading 6815.

U.S. Tariff Rates

Heading/
Subheading
Article
Description
Unit of
Quantity
General Special
2501.00.00.00 Salt (including table salt and denatured salt) and pure sodium chloride, whether or not in aqueous solution or containing added anti-caking or free-flowing agents; sea water t Free
2502.00.00.00 Unroasted iron pyrites t Free
2503.00.00 Sulfur of all kinds, other than sublimed sulfur, precipitated sulfur and colloidal sulfur Free
2503.00.00.10 Crude or unrefined sulfur t
2503.00.00.90 Other t
2504 Natural graphite:
2504.10 In powder or in flakes:
2504.10.10.00 Crystalline flake (not including flake dust) kg Free
2504.10.50.00 Other kg Free
2504.90.00.00 Other kg Free
2505 Natural sands of all kinds, whether or not colored, other than metalbearing sands of chapter 26:
2505.10 Silica sands and quartz sands:
2505.10.10.00 Sand containing by weight 95 percent or more of silica and not more than 0.6 percent of oxide of iron t Free
2505.10.50.00 Other t Free
2505.90.00.00 Other t Free
2506 Quartz (other than natural sands); quartzite, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape:
2506.10.00 Quartz Free
2506.10.00.10 Sands (other than natural) containing by weight 95 percent or more of silica and not more than 0.6 percent of oxide of iron t
2506.10.00.50 Other t
2506.20.00 Quartzite Free
2506.20.00.10 Crude or roughly trimmed t
2506.20.00.80 Other t
2507.00.00.00 Kaolin and other kaolinic clays, whether or not calcined t Free
2508 Other clays (not including expanded clays of heading 6806), andalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, whether or not calcined; mullite; chamotte or dinas earths:
2508.10.00.00 Bentonite t Free
2508.30.00.00 Fire-clay t Free
2508.40.01 Other clays Free
2508.40.01.10 Common blue clay and other ball clays t
2508.40.01.20 Decolorizing earths and fuller's earth t
2508.40.01.50 Other t
2508.50.00.00 Andalusite, kyanite and sillimanite t Free
2508.60.00.00 Mullite t Free
2508.70.00.00 Chamotte or dinas earth t Free
2509.00 Chalk:
2509.00.10.00 Crude t Free
2509.00.20.00 Other t Free
2510 Natural calcium phosphates, natural aluminum calcium phosphates and phosphatic chalk:
2510.10.00.00 Unground t Free
2510.20.00.00 Ground t Free
2511 Natural barium sulfate (barytes); natural barium carbonate (witherite), whether or not calcined, other than barium oxide of heading 2816:
2511.10 Natural barium sulfate (barytes):
2511.10.10.00 Ground t Free
2511.10.50.00 Other t $1.25/t Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
2511.20.00.00 Natural barium carbonate (witherite) kg Free
2512.00.00.00 Siliceous fossil meals (for example, kieselguhr, tripolite and diatomite) and similar siliceous earths, whether or not calcined, of an apparent specific gravity of 1 or less t Free
2513 Pumice; emery; natural corundum, natural garnet and other natural abrasives, whether or not heat-treated:
2513.10.00 Pumice stone Free
2513.10.00.10 Crude or in irregular pieces, including crushed pumice kg
2513.10.00.80 Other kg
2513.20 Emery, natural corundum, natural garnet and other natural abrasives:
2513.20.10.00 Crude or in irregular pieces kg Free
2513.20.90.00 Other kg Free
2514.00.00.00 Slate, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape t Free
2515 Marble, travertine and other calcareous monumental or building stone of an apparent specific gravity of 2.5 or more, and alabaster, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape:
2515.11.00.00 Crude or roughly trimmed m3,t Free
2515.12 Merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape:
2515.12.10.00 Marble t Free
2515.12.20.00 Travertine t 3% Free (A*, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
2515.20.00.00 Other calcareous monumental or building stone; alabaster t 3% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
2516 Granite, porphyry, basalt, sandstone and other monumental or building stone, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape:
2516.11.00.00 Crude or roughly trimmed m3,t Free
2516.12.00 Merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape 2.8% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
2516.12.00.30 Having a thickness of 7.5 cm or more t
2516.12.00.60 Other t
2516.20 Sandstone:
2516.20.10.00 Crude or roughly trimmed m3,t Free
2516.20.20.00 Merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape t 3% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
2516.90.00 Other monumental or building stone 3% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
2516.90.00.30 Having a thickness of 7.5 cm or more t
2516.90.00.60 Other t
2517 Pebbles, gravel, broken or crushed stone, of a kind commonly used for concrete aggregates, for road metalling, or for railway or other ballast; shingle and flint, whether or not heat-treated; macadam of slag, dross or similar industrial waste, whether or not incorporating the materials cited in the first part of the heading; tarred macadam; granules, chippings and powder, of stones of heading 2515 or 2516, whether or not heat-treated:
2517.10.00 Pebbles, gravel, broken or crushed stone, of a kind commonly used for concrete aggregates, for road metalling, or for railway or other ballast, shingle and flint, whether or not heat-treated Free
2517.10.00.15 Pebbles and gravel t
2517.10.00.20 Limestone, except pebbles and gravel t
2517.10.00.55 Other t
2517.20.00.00 Macadam of slag, dross or similar industrial waste, whether or not incorporating the materials cited in subheading 2517.10 t Free
2517.30.00.00 Tarred macadam t Free
2517.41.00.00 Of marble t Free
2517.49.00.00 Other t Free
2518 Dolomite whether or not calcined or sintered, including dolomite roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; dolomite ramming mix:
2518.10.00.00 Dolomite, not calcined or sintered t Free
2518.20.00.00 Calcined or sintered dolomite t 3% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
2518.30.00.00 Dolomite ramming mix t Free
2519 Natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite); fused magnesia; dead-burned (sintered) magnesia, whether or not containing small quantities of other oxides added before sintering; other magnesium oxide, whether or not pure:
2519.10.00.00 Natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite) t Free
2519.90 Other:
2519.90.10.00 Fused magnesia and dead-burned (sintered) magnesia kg Free
2519.90.20.00 Caustic calcined magnesite t Free
2519.90.50.00 Other kg Free
2520 Gypsum; anhydrite; plasters (consisting of calcined gypsum or calcium sulfate) whether or not colored, with or without small quantities of accelerators or retarders:
2520.10.00.00 Gypsum; anhydrite t Free
2520.20.00.00 Plasters t Free
2521.00.00.00 Limestone flux; limestone and other calcareous stone, of a kind used for the manufacture of lime or cement t Free
2522 Quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime, other than calcium oxide and hydroxide of heading 2825:
2522.10.00.00 Quicklime kg Free
2522.20.00.00 Slaked lime kg Free
2522.30.00.00 Hydraulic lime kg Free
2523 Portland cement, aluminous cement, slag cement, supersulfate cement and similar hydraulic cements, whether or not colored or in the form of clinkers:
2523.10.00.00 Cement clinkers t Free
2523.21.00.00 White cement, whether or not artificially colored t Free
2523.29.00.00 Other t Free
2523.30.00.00 Aluminous cement t Free
2523.90.00.00 Other hydraulic cements t Free
2524 Asbestos:
2524.10.00.00 Crocidolite (Blue) t Free
2524.90.00 Other Free
2524.90.00.10 Amosite t
2524.90.00.30 Crudes t
2524.90.00.40 Milled fibers, group 3 grades (spinning fibers or equivalent) t
2524.90.00.45 Milled fibers, group 4 and 5 grades t
2524.90.00.55 Other t
2524.90.00.60 Other t
2525 Mica, including splittings; mica waste:
2525.10.00 Crude mica and mica rifted into sheets or splittings Free
2525.10.00.10 Split block mica kg
2525.10.00.20 Mica splittings kg
2525.10.00.50 Other kg
2525.20.00.00 Mica powder kg Free
2525.30.00.00 Mica waste kg Free
2526 Natural steatite, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; talc:
2526.10.00.00 Not crushed, not powdered kg Free
2526.20.00.00 Crushed or powdered t Free
2528.00.00 Natural borates and concentrates thereof (whether or not calcined), but not including borates separated from natural brine; natural boric acid containing not more than 85 percent of H3BO3 calculated on the dry weight Free
2528.00.00.05 Natural sodium borates and concentrates thereof (whether or not calcined) kg
2528.00.00.10 Natural calcium borates kg
2528.00.00.50 Other kg
2529 Feldspar; leucite, nepheline and nepheline syenite; fluorspar:
2529.10.00.00 Feldspar t Free
2529.21.00.00 Containing by weight 97 percent or less of calcium fluoride t Free
2529.22.00.00 Containing by weight more than 97 percent of calcium fluoride t Free
2529.30.00 Leucite; nepheline and nepheline syenite Free
2529.30.00.10 Nepheline syenite t
2529.30.00.50 Other t
2530 Mineral substances not elsewhere specified or included:
2530.10.00.00 Vermiculite, perlite and chlorites, unexpanded kg Free
2530.20 Kieserite, epsom salts (natural magnesium sulfates):
2530.20.10.00 Kieserite kg Free
2530.20.20.00 Epsom salts kg Free
2530.90 Other:
2530.90.10.00 Natural cryolite; natural chiolite t Free
2530.90.20.00 Natural micaceous iron oxides kg 2.9% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
2530.90.80 Other Free
2530.90.80.10 Celestite kg
2530.90.80.15 Earth colors kg
2530.90.80.50 Other kg

Ruling

Date Ruling
Category
Tariff No
Ruling Reference Related
03/28/2014 NY N250833
Marking
2501.00.0000
The tariff classification of smoked sea salt from France
09/12/2013 NY N245180
Marking
2501.00.0000
The tariff classification, country of origin marking, and status under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), of saline solution filled plastic vials from Mexico; Article 509
05/29/2013 NY N238862
Classification
2517.49.0000
The tariff classification of crushed rocks from China
12/02/2011 NY N191802
Classification
2508.10.0000
The tariff classification of French Green Clay (montmorillonite) from France.
09/12/2011 NY N180479
Classification
2835.39.1000
2816.10.0000
2519.90.1000
The tariff classification of Tripotassium Phosphate (CAS # 7778-53-2), Monopotassium Phosphate (CAS# 7778-77-0), Magnesium Hydroxide (CAS# 1309-42-8), Xanthan Gum (X-Gum), and Fused Magnesium Oxide.
09/08/2011 NY N179847
Classification
2501.00.0000
3924.10.4000
6307.90.9889
The tariff classification of a plastic slushy maker from China
09/01/2011 NY N177675
Classification
2508.10.00
Tariff classification of Calibrin-Z 100% natural calcium montmorillonite CAS-1302-78-9.
03/30/2011 NY N155097
Classification
0904.11.0020
2103.90.8000
2103.90.9091
2501.00.0000
The tariff classification of spices, a mixed seasoning, a sauce and smoked sea salt from South Africa
03/18/2011 NY N153995
Classification
0603.90.0000
2508.10.0000
The tariff classification of Argan oil, Lava clay, and Dried roses from Morocco
01/28/2011 NY N142837
Classification
0712.90.4020
0712.90.4040
0712.90.6500
0904.11.0020
0904.11.0040
0904.12.0000
0910.99.0600
1211.90.9140
1211.90.9190
2501.00.0000
7323.99.9080
The tariff classification of dried vegetables, spices, plant parts and salt, packed in steel racks from China
01/21/2011 NY N141218
Classification
2501.00.0000
3304.99.5000
3401.30.5000
4202.92.9060
7103.99.5080
The tariff classification of an Eye Ritual Kit from France.
10/28/2010 NY N117795
Classification
2508.10.00
The tariff classification of ConditionAde 200HPC natural montmorillonite clay powder.
07/26/2010 NY N113239
Classification
4420.10.0000
2530.90.8050
1509.90.2000
The tariff classification of water, earth, incense, olive oil, and a wood cross from Israel
12/16/2009 NY N086108
Classification
2507.00.0000
The tariff classification of WA-11 aluminum silicate (CAS-1332-58-7) from various countries.
09/10/2009 NY N072498
Classification
2501.00.0000
The tariff classification of BD PosiFlush pre filled saline solution syringe from Ireland
12/17/2008 NY N045852
Classification
0904.11.0020
2501.00.0000
The tariff classification of salt and pepper grinders from Italy and India.
10/14/2008 NY N038315
Classification
4811.41.3000
2505.10.1000
3213.10.0000
3213.90.0000
3924.90.2000
3926.90.3500
3926.90.4000
4823.90.6700
4911.91.4040
9603.30.2000
9608.20.0000
The tariff classification of activity kit from China
10/08/2008 NY N031741
Classification
2530.90.8050
The tariff classification of crushed brick from China
07/15/2008 NY N032797
Classification
6912.00.4810
2501.00.0000
4419.00.4000
The tariff classification of ceramic salt pigs, sea salts and a wooden spoon from China.
05/13/2008 NY N027106
Classification
0904.11.0020
2501.00.0000
The tariff classification of pepper and salt from China.
03/21/2008 NY N022037
Classification
2520.20.0000
The tariff classification of a plaster kit from China
03/13/2008 NY N021132
Classification
2505.10.1000
2505.10.5000
The tariff classification of silica sand from Peru
10/09/2007 NY N017718
Classification
0904.12.0000
2501.00.0000
3924.10.4000
The tariff classification of salt and pepper with shakers and stand, from China.
09/04/2007 NY N012301
Classification
2520.20.0000
The tariff classification of a plaster kit from China
06/28/2007 NY N012108
Classification
2501.00.0000
6307.90.9889
6304.92.0000
The tariff classification of Saleya relaxation Pillows from China
06/04/2007 NY N011459
Classification
0904.11.0020
2103.90.8000
2501.00.0000
The tariff classification of spices and seasonings from China
06/04/2007 NY N008400
Classification
2516.90.0030
The tariff classification of a crude rock from the Philippines
04/02/2007 NY N008226
Classification
0904.11.0020
0910.99.0500
2501.00.0000
The tariff classification of spices and rock salt, packed in a metal stand, from China.
02/02/2007 NY N005102
Classification
2501.00.0000
The tariff classification of sodium chloride from Canada
12/22/2006 NY N003560
Classification
1701.91.1000
1701.91.3000
2106.90.9972
2501.00.0000
6912.00.4810
The tariff classification of sugar, drink mixes, salt, a metal holder, and a ceramic rimmer dish from China.

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